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Flavored vape products at an Oct. 30, 2019 state district court hearing in Hamilton over Montana's temporary vape ban.
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Montana Health Department Will Enforce Vape Ban Despite Pending Lawsuit

Montana’s health department says it will begin enforcing its emergency ban on the sale of flavored vaping products beginning Dec. 18. The agency today said a temporary restraining order preventing the ban from taking effect expired October 28. Six weeks ago Ravalli County District Judge Jennifer Lint heard arguments on a motion by industry groups seeking a preliminary injunction against the ban . Lint has not yet issued a ruling.

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The 25 Best Songs Of 2019

This list was made by writers, editors and producers at NPR Music operating under two rules: Songs had to be released during 2019 and no lead artist was allowed to appear on both this list and our list of the 25 Best Albums of 2019 . You can find the rest of our picks for the best music of 2019 here . Kevin Winter / Getty Images for LARAS 25. Sech feat. Darell "Otro Trago" This year, Sech led mainstream reggaeton's return to its Afro-Panamanian roots. While the English-language media is still...

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House Judiciary Committee Approves 2 Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

Updated at 12:12 p.m. ET The House Judiciary Committee on Friday approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump, making him the fourth president in American history to face impeachment. In contrast to Thursday's contentious back-and-forth between the two parties, Friday's session was devoid of rancor, or even any debate. Immediately after calling the session to order, Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., ordered two votes, one for each article. Both were...

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